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Manzanar National Historic Site

Manzanar is most widely known as the site of one of ten concentration camps in the United States of America where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed during World War II from December 1942 to 1945. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California's Owens Valley between the towns of Lone Pine to the south and Independence to the north, it is approximately north of Los Angeles. Manzanar was identified by the United States National Park Service as the best-preserved of the former camp sites, and is now the Manzanar National Historic Site, which preserves and interprets the legacy of Japanese American incarceration in the United States. Wikipedia*

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Manzanar is most widely known as the site of one of ten concentration camps in the United States of America where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed during World War II from December 1942 to 1945. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California's Owens Valley between the towns of Lone Pine to the south and Independence to the north, it is approximately north of Los Angeles. Manzanar was identified by the United States National Park Service as the best-preserved of the former camp sites, and is now the Manzanar National Historic Site, which preserves and interprets the legacy of Japanese American incarceration in the United States..

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